Entries by John Moore

2022 Bobby G Awards Recap

Sara Sachs summed up the vibe of the Bobby G Awards on May 26 when she accepted the award for Outstanding Scenic Design on behalf of the team from Overland’s Sister Act. “The real Bobby G Award is the friends you make along the way,” Sachs said to a cheering crowd of about 2,000 at […]

Taking the First Step Toward Sustainable Theatre

Recurring climate catastrophes have made all the more plain the urgent need to reduce our carbon footprint in every way, from how we drive our cars to how we power our businesses to, yes, how we make and present live theatre. But as is the case with anything that requires a fundamental change in how […]

Judi Wolf: DCPA Trustee, Benefactress and The Red Wolf

Judi Wolf doesn’t merely walk into a room. She floats. Like when she floated into The Buell Theatre for the opening of the Broadway-bound The Little Mermaid in 2007 dressed to the gills as Ariel’s mother wearing a stunning, ocean-themed blue and turquoise dress. “The Red Wolf,” as she is affectionately known, held fish-shaped balloons […]

Denver Fall Theatre Preview – Celebrating the Revival of Our Local Arts Community

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ top artistic leaders look at today’s eagerly awaited season announcement as something of a completion of the broader Colorado performing arts community’s return from the isolation and economic devastation of the pandemic. Broadway Executive Director John Ekeberg likes to think of the Denver Center, its resident company partners […]

B+: Young Denver actors make music video to support area artists

B+ is an ongoing NewsCenter series offering positive news from around the Colorado theatre community throughout the COVID-19 shutdown. We will share ways people are helping each other, making virtual art, encouraging artistic collaborations or spreading joy and laughter. Composer Jason Robert Brown gives permission for song to help Denver Actors Fund In 2017, a […]

Bobby Lefebre: ‘Love in the time of Corona’

Colorado Poet Laureate Bobby LeFebre is offering words of poetic inspiration for the people of Colorado through the COVID-19 crisis: Love in the time of Corona Today, my love, let the crackle of the world burning outside our door be the music we slow-dance to. Let us unclench our raised fists to make space for […]